Masks are highly encouraged when entering our building. We continue to monitor CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of all clients, volunteers, and staff.

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PERK Meeting: Support for Parents and Guardians of Children with Special Needs

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The endeavor of PERK is to create social and support connections between adults who are raising children with special needs. PERK events are facilitated by professionals from the JFS Special Needs Resource Team and are designed to give parents tools and support for everyday challenges. Every second Thursday of the month at 8:00pm on Zoom …

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PERK Meeting: Support for Parents and Guardians of Children with Special Needs

Other

The endeavor of PERK is to create social and support connections between adults who are raising children with special needs. PERK events are facilitated by professionals from the JFS Special Needs Resource Team and are designed to give parents tools and support for everyday challenges. Every second Thursday of the month at 8:00pm on Zoom …

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B’Yachad Saturday Morning Shabbat

Temple Emanu-El

Gather in Linz Hall at Temple Emanu-El for a Shabbat service for children with multiple disabilities. 11:00am - 12:00pm *THIS SERVICE HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO INCLIMATE WEATHER

PERK Meeting

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The endeavor of PERK is to create social and support connections between adults who are raising children with special needs. PERK events are facilitated by professionals from the JFS Special Needs Resource Team and are designed to give parents tools and support for everyday challenges. Topic: Tea With The Teachers We provide the teachers, you …

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Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Acceptance Month Shabbat Service

Congregation Beth Torah 720 West Lookout Drive, Richardson, TX

Saturday, February 19, 2022 9:30am Join Congregation Beth Torah as they celebrate their members of all abilities and host residents of CHAI. Congregation Beth Torah: 720 W. Lookout Drive, Richardson TX 75080 Stream the service: https://www.congregationbethtorah.org/services

Teacher Training: How to Help Young Children Self-Regulate

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Wednesday, February 23, 2022 7:00pm - 8:00pm Zoom Learn practical steps for teachers and parents to support children ages 3-10 during difficult times. Join Simone Martens for this 1 hour presentation on methods of teaching self-regulation with a live question and answer session. Professional Presenters: Simone Martens, MS, LPC, RPT is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist. …

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Jewish Disability Advocacy Day featuring JFS Dallas CEO Cathy Barker

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Wednesday, February 23, 2022 (Opening Ceremony) 6:00pm Thursday, February 24, 2022 (Advocacy Day) 12:00pm - 3:00pm Unite with thousands of compassionate community members in fighting the societal stigma surrounding individuals with disabilities. There is strength in numbers. Together, we can make a powerful impact – advancing the public policies that support the health and well-being …

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Special Needs Awareness Month Book Club and Movie Night

Temple Emanu-El

Thursday, February 24, 2022 7:00pm Temple Emanu-El: 8500 Hillcrest Rd, Dallas, TX 75225 Join Temple Emanu-El for an in-person book discussion and a screening of the movie The Reason I Jump. Written by Naoki Higashida, a thirteen-year-old boy with autism, The Reason I Jump is a memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, …

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